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Holi
Holi / Dhulandi
Holi is a religious festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. Holi is considered as second biggest festival on Hindu calendar after Diwali. Holi is also known as festival of Colors. Places related to life of Lord Krishna are known as Braj re
Gangaur
Gangaur Festival
Gangaur is one of the most vivid festivals rejoiced with great enthusiasm and happiness all over the Indian state of Rajasthan. In the word Gangaur, 'Gan' is the synonym for Lord Shiva whereas 'Gaur' stands for Gauri or Goddess Parvati. But mainly, t
Osiyan
About Osiyan
The town of Osian is located in the Jodhpur District of Rajasthan. Lying in the Great Thar Desert, the town is situated at a distance of 65 km north of the district headquarters at Jodhpur. Known as Khajuraho of Rajasthan, the ancient city of Ukeshpur is a gateway to the Great Thar Desert and is linked with Reggies Camel Camps.
 
Description
The origin of Osian traces back to the Hindu God Rama. The destination witnessed the rule of Rathore, Rajputs and the British. Dotted with temples all over, the township adjacent to the Thar Desert in the Jodhpur District provides an opportunity to explore the rural lifestyle and culture of Rajasthan. Camel safari in Osian through the ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples is one of the chief attractions of the township. The destination is mainly inhabited by Hindi, Marwari and Rajasthani speaking populace. The culture of Osian is reflected in its folk dance, folk music and the colourful costumes. During the Marwar festival, the town comes alive. An important Jain pilgrimage for the Oswal Jain community, the Mahavira Temple of 783 AD is the most ancient testimony in the region built by Gurjara Pratihara King Vatsaraja. The ancient town was the religious centre of the Marwar Kingdom during the reign of the Pratihara Dynasty. The prominent shrine of Osiyan is referred to as the Swastika, a mythological symbol of good luck.